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Advertising Results: Does a Book Bub Ad Increase Sales?

Welcome back!  The results are in!  Today, I’m reporting on the double-whammy advertising experiment that I conducted for 24 hours on Jan. 28.  My novel, Texas Outlaw, was featured simultaneously in two powerful advertising programs:  Book Bub and eReader News Today (ENT.) Before this experiment began, Texas Outlaw ranked somewhere above 160K on Amazon.   […]

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B&N Closing: End of an Era or Big Bucks for Authors?

B&N Closing: End of an Era or Big Bucks for Authors? Today, I set out bright and early to run errands, including my mission to purchase a research book from my local Barnes & Noble. Imagine my shock when I pulled into the parking lot and saw the following sign: “Thank you for your 16 […]

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Creative Visualization with the Dream Manifestation Wizard

Creative Visualization: Achieve Your Writing Goals with the Dream Manifestation Wizard If you sit at a computer all day, you’ll love this motivational software product, called “The Dream Manifestation Wizard.” If you understand (or at least, accept) that pictures and words exert a tremendous power on the subconscious mind, then you’ll understand why the Dream […]

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Fiction Writers: Not All Writing Advice is Created Equal

When fiction writers are starting their careers, they often don’t know how to discern between writing advice that will advance them toward publication, and writing advice that is useless – or even detrimental – to their publication goals. In their eagerness for story critiques, fiction writers often surrender sections of their book manuscripts to any […]

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Enliven Your Book Research: Interview Sources in the Field

When you do book research, hitting the trail to interview sources will open your eyes and inspire your  writing much more than surfing the Internet. Yes, my friends, I can now say with authority that steers are much larger than they appear from the safety of a car window. I have tramped through cow pastures […]

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